The table below looks at the statistics for Performance Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Performance Testing over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Performance Testing
Rank 106 121 115
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Contract jobs citing Performance Testing 2 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.11% 0.55% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.67% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 7
Median daily rate £375 £375 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £364 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £48.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +104.21%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £48.50 £26.88
% change year-on-year
-32.98% +80.46%
Performance Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1390 1799 1757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.14% 81.85% 78.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 880 1106 973
Median daily rate £414 £385 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.46% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 97 85
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +56.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £11.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £55.00 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

Performance Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Performance Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Performance Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing across the Hampshire region.

Performance Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Performance Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Performance Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough +9 1 £375 -
Southampton +6 1 - -
Performance Testing
South East

Performance Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Performance Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Performance Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) JMeter
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
5 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
5 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (25.00%) Middleware
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 3 (25.00%) Java EE
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Groovy
6 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 2 (16.67%) JPA
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) Checkstyle
6 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ

Performance Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (16.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Force.com
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) JMeter
2 6 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (25.00%) TestDirector
4 2 (16.67%) Checkstyle
4 2 (16.67%) FindBugs
4 2 (16.67%) Flyway
4 2 (16.67%) Gradle
4 2 (16.67%) Liquibase
5 1 (8.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Hudson
5 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (8.33%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
5 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Test Leader
1 4 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Performance Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) Java EE
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (16.67%) Apache Camel
2 2 (16.67%) Gherkin
2 2 (16.67%) JPA
2 2 (16.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) J2EE
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (8.33%) SOAP
3 1 (8.33%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 3 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Coaching
5 1 (8.33%) Data Architecture
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (16.67%) Apex Code
3 2 (16.67%) Groovy
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) IBM